FAQs

Can you get your medical card online in Massachusetts?

Yes, the Cannabis Control Commission has confirmed that telehealth visits will remain available for new and renewing patients in the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program. Since March of 2020, waivers have allowed new patients to conduct their initial visit with a healthcare provider via telehealth. These waivers were recently extended by the Commission on December 14,

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What is the difference between my certification and my registration?

A certification is the electronic record from your healthcare provider that indicates your eligibility for the medical marijuana program. A registration is the record from the Cannabis Control Commission that indicates your enrollment status. A patient must first receive a certification from a healthcare provider before they can register with the Cannabis Control Commission and

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Can a caregiver cultivate medical marijuana for a patient?

Yes, personal caregivers may cultivate a limited number of plants sufficient to maintain a 60-day supply of marijuana for their patient and solely for that patient's use. Under no circumstances may a personal caregiver cultivate plants in excess of 500 square feet of canopy. Personal Caregiver(s) may cultivate marijuana on behalf of a registered qualifying

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How long does a certification last?

The length of the certification is set by your clinician and may be between 15 days and 2 years depending on the circumstances. In most cases a certification is valid for one year. The certification can only valid for two years if the patient receives Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income; or is

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How many medical marijuana plants is a patient allowed grow in Massachusetts?

Cannabis Control Commission regulations say that a patient may cultivate up to 12 flowering plants and 12 vegetative plants, excluding clones. If one or more patients collectively require more than this number of plants at one residence in order to maintain their 60-day supply, then a "hardship cultivation registration" is required.

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What does a patient need to get into a medical dispensary?

Patients must bring a valid form of identification and patient ID card issued by the Cannabis Control Commission. These documents may need to be shown to a security guard or to the camera on the door buzzer prior to entry. A temporary card can be used if the plastic program ID card has not arrived

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As a patient am I able to take advantage of home delivery?

Home delivery is an option that several medical marijuana dispensaries do offer in Massachusetts. Some companies charge a delivery fee, require a minimum purchase, or do not offer delivery to your area. Be sure to verify company policies before making a delivery order. Deliveries may only be sent to the primary residence of a patient

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Can I send someone to the dispensary to pick up my medicine for me?

Yes, this is possible. In Massachusetts, a patient can designate up to two individuals to serve as their personal caregiver. Caregivers must first register with the Cannabis Control Commission and receive approval before they are given authorization to pick up medicine on behalf of their patient.

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